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Roselle to Host Annual Annual MLK Day of Service on Monday

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Borough will host its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event on Monday, January 15, honoring the civil rights leader and promoting the concept of giving back to the community. 

The event will kick off with a breakfast at 8 a.m. at Abraham Clark High School, 122 East 6th Ave., Roselle, and will feature keynote speaker Dianne Mathis as well as a student award ceremony. 

From there, attendees will march to Roselle Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut St., for a flag-raising ceremony at 10 a.m. and for other day-of-service activities. 

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For more information contact: Daphne Jones, (908) 298-2000 ext 2102; Donald Shaw, dshaw@boroughofroselle.com; Paul Mickiewicz, pmickiewicz@tgfymca.org; Aeisha Hayward, concreteroseproject@hotmail.com; or Keyanna Lovett, klovett@boroughofroselle.com.

Transportation for Roselle Senior Citizens will be provided. Contact Melanie Daniels (908) 245-6717 for transportation details.

The Day of Service is sponsored by the Roselle Mayor and Council, in Collaboration with the Roselle Board of Education, the Roselle Department of Recreation, the Rotary Club of Roselle-Roselle Park and The Concrete Rose Project.

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